Body Mass Index, or BMI, is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to adult men and women. It is used to help screen for weight categories that may lead to health problems.
Basal Metabolic Rate, or BMR, is the energy expended by your body to sustain normal every functions. This includes your heartbeat, normal body temperature and respiration. The number of calories your body needs to maintain itself peaks at around age 21 and fall by approximately 2 perfect each decade.
Body Fat Percentage is simply the percentage of fat that your body contains. For your body to function properly, it is essential that your body contains a certain amount of fat. It helps regulate your body temperature, cushions and insulates organs and is the main form of body’s energy store. Keep in mind this calculation does take things into accounts such as fitness level, body type, diet, etc.
Your Daily Calorie Needs is a gauge to calculate how many calories your body needs in an average day. These can fluctuate due to various things such as training frequency, type, intensity, body composition, size and goals.
The Target Heart Rate is used as a guide to know how hard you should exercise to achieve maximum aerobic benefit from your workout.
The Ideal Weight Calculator computes the ideal body weight range based on height, gender and age. This calculation is an approximation and based on a commonly used equation.
The Pace calculation is used to determine your pace for a mile when walking or running.